Definitions

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  • n. A merman or mermaid in Scottish and Irish Gaelic folklore.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mermaid.

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Examples

  • The merrow grinned, showing its weird double rows of teeth, and moved forward.

    Deep Water

  • The body of the merrow lay strewn in ragged pieces over the ground.

    Deep Water

  • Then the pressure was released, and Buffy shot to the surface, gasping for air, and looking around wildly for the merrow.

    Deep Water

  • Giles grabbed the driftwood and ran toward them, dodging a merrow and a vampire locked in a bitter choking match.

    Deep Water

  • Okay, this is new, Buffy thought, trying to sweep the legs out from under a merrow, and watching it fall back a pace before charging again.

    Deep Water

  • Then Oz was beside her, his teeth bared, glaring like he wished it were a full moon, so he could show the merrow who had the really sharp teeth.

    Deep Water

  • The merrow paused to lick sharp teeth with a tongue that was vaguely serpentine.

    Deep Water

  • After a second that seemed like a lifetime to him, she snatched out a small cylinder and aimed it at the merrow nearest her.

    Deep Water

  • There was an uneasy moment of first and third merrow circling each other. . . then the third merrow backed off, hanging submissively limp in the water.

    Deep Water

  • He'd snatched up a piece of driftwood and was using it to dual purpose — bashing it over any merrow who got in his way, then reversing it to use as a stake for vampires.

    Deep Water

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